Prime accused in Madhya Pradesh’s Ratlam triple murder case shot dead in encounter

DIG says, “Acussed was shot at during retaliatory firing by policemen, he was declared brought dead at the hospital. Five policemen have been injured”

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New Delhi:  Main accused of the Ratlam triple murder was shot dead in an encounter in Madhya Pradesh’s Ratlam. Five policemen were injured in the encounter.

IG says,Acussed was shot at during retaliatory firing by policemen, he was declared brought dead at the hospital. 5 policemen have been injured”

The accused, Dilip Dewal, a resident of Dahod in Gujarat, had been facing six murder cases filed in several states.

In Ratlam, three members of a family – a man, his wife and daughter – were shot dead at their house on November 25 when people were busy celebrating chhoti Diwali.

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Taking to Twitter, Shivraj Singh Chauhan said:

Three others – Anuraag Mehar, 25; Gaurav Bilwal, 22, and Lala Bhabhor, 20 – have been arrested for the murders.

The police in a statement said Dewal was a “psycho killer” who targeted houses owned by the elderly. He would kill them to ensure no witnesses remain.

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